POSTED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 7:13pm
UPDATED: Friday, September 30, 2011 - 7:56pm
BATON ROUGE, La(NBC33) — Saint Helena Parish Central High School has a homecoming parade today and a special guest takes part.
That special guest was Aunjanue Ellis from "The Help".
The Grand Marshall of the event was the Southern University Director of Bands, Lawrence Jackson. The parade making its way around the city of Greensburg.starting at 10 a.m.
Ellis saying she wanted to take part in the event because of the school's principal and her emphasis on education, "I'm so excited about what Mrs. Marshall is trying to do for her students and education is incredibly important to me. And I want to be a part of anything that encourages students, particularly from this area to do better."